Advertised Summary Job Description: GRANT FUNDED: The Department of Epidemiology in the Mailman School of Public Health seeks a project coordinator with experience in public health/epidemiology to assist in a longitudinal study of prediabetes risk. The incumbent will report directly to the Principal Investigator and will assist with the management of daily administrative activities and planning and coordinating all project components including: patient recruitment, booking and enrollment, annual patient contact and longitudinal recall examinations and ensuring target enrollment and follow-up rates are achieved. He/she will coordinate the data collection protocols and be actively involved in performing participant examinations and interviews and will oversee staff, students and volunteers working with the study. The project coordinator will also make contributions to ongoing data analysis and quality control. Other responsibilities include: communicating lab results, mailing annual participant communications, communicating with the institutional review board. The incumbent may have the opportunity to assist the Principal Investigator in grant writing, manuscript preparation and presentation of materials for conferences and lectures. Will perform other related duties as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: Requires a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education, training and/ or experience, plus a minimum of 2 years of related experience.
The candidate selected for this position is required to undergo a full background check prior to a final offer of employment being made.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Must have prior experience working in a research setting including involvement with participant communications, recruitment and recall.
Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree or current enrollment in doctoral program in epidemiology strongly preferred. A prior degree in dentistry with recent clinical experience also preferred.
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